- Jul 8, 2019
Perhaps instead of affecting genetic traits, dynasty members without the genetic traits would get a chance to get an equivalent trait, e.g. brawny instead of strong, groomed instead of attractive, shrew instead of quick/genius. The idea being that the reputation of the dynasty doesn't affect the actual DNA of members, but rather inspires them to try and live up to the dynasty's reputation.In this Dev Diary we will go into details on one of these tracks, “Blood” (which also happens to be my favorite). This track is designed for those of you who enjoy breeding traits into your family line, with the first few unlocks all focusing on increasing the chance of inheritance, emergence, and reinforcement of genetic traits (more on genetic traits in another DD). The last few unlocks will reduce the chance of negative traits appearing (essentially allowing for more.. ‘risky’ marriages), give you the chance to choose a genetic trait to be more common among your kin (i.e. beautiful, intelligent and strong… but also giant or dwarf
And also to keep the propagation mechanic, the chance could be increased during childhood if the parent(if child isn't in a different court than their dynastic parent) or guardian of the same dynasty has the genetic or equivalent trait.